Bike

One Year of Bike Fitness Inside Endurance Nation…

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While I can’t predict your fitness future I can show you the data from one of our members. In a little under a year, he boosted his FTP up by 47 watts and improve his w/kg ratio from 3.0 wkg to 4.1 w/kg!

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Fatigue, FTP, & Your Final Weeks

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There are two very important questions that you, as an Ironman athlete, have to be ready to answer about your bike fitness heading into the final eight weeks of your Ironman or Half Ironman training cycle. First you have to know what your Functional Threshold Power (link?) is, or at least the Heart Rate equivalent. Second, you have to be able to give a resounding “YES!” answer as to whether or not you have done all of your bike workouts, especially the longer sessions.

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Texas Bike Course Debrief

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Every year Endurance Nation hosts Triathlon Training Rallies at key race venues across the US. We added Ironman Texas for the 2011 camp calendar for two key reasons: first because there is such a massive and cool triathlon vibe in Texas; second because a new race means a brand new course.

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Over-Acheiving on Cycling Intervals

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At this time, December 2010, nearly all of our 500 athletes are training inside the Team with our OutSeasonยฎ training plan. They have grouped themselves into October, November, December, and January OutSeasonยฎ groups, and have begun to share workout results and notes with each other. This is a great motivational and accountability tool, and is…

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Long Course Coach Q&A Session #3: The 360-Degree Pedal Stroke

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Looking for info on pedal stroke technique. ยฝ iron athlete and have always kept an even down/up power stroke and sliding across top/bottom of the stroke. Trying to keep circles but seems something is missing. Seems that there would be a hole in the power inย  the top/bottomโ€ฆAny references / thoughts/ suggestions ???

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Power Clinic Questions

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I recently did a presentation about Training and Racing Power at the TriFitLab run by TTBikeFit.com It was a good presentation (I’ve done better), but what always interests me is not what I do or whom I’m speaking with but the questions that come from the audience. Instead of leaving those answers information at the clinic with the 35 folks who attended, I want to post answers here in a space where everyone can learn from them.

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